Closed Bug 628138 Opened 10 years ago Closed 10 years ago

Recursion (CRITICAL, DATA LOSS, DENIAL OF SERVICE, WORST BUG EVER)

Categories

(Firefox :: General, defect)

x86
Windows 7
defect
Not set
critical

Tracking

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VERIFIED DUPLICATE of bug 167320

People

(Reporter: ametedinov, Unassigned)

References

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Details

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.13) Gecko/20101203 Firefox/3.6.13
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.13) Gecko/20101203 Firefox/3.6.13

Recursive action causing a computer to stop responding == data loss

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Go to http://orion.math.iastate.edu/trig/sp/xm08/applets/
2.Click on one of the .tex files 
3.A window will open asking you what should firefox do with the file.
4.Click the "Open With" radio button
5.Click "Choose"
6.Select "Firefox"
7.Click OK
8.Click OK again.

The fun begins.
Actual Results:  
I experienced whis behavior with .tex files but it will probably happen with any unknown type of file.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 10 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 167320
verified, Gecko can't handle application/x-tex (content-type from the server) files.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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